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Poacher pays ‘high price’ for trout from hatchery

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Trout poached from Fish & Game’s Ngongotaha hatchery were “anything but a free feed” for a Rotorua teenager who has paid dearly for his catch.

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 13th April 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. It looks as if winter has finally arrived.

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Fish for Winter Trout

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But check the weather forecast first.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report, Friday 6th April 2018

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There have been only limited opportunities for salmon anglers over the last week and as such, reports of success are again minimal.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 30th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, This report has been written a couple of days in advance of the weekend as field work has kept us out of range for the later part of...

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 23rd March 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be clearing for the weekend.

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Weekly Fishing Report for North Canterbury 16 March 2018

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Over the last few days, river conditions have finally become favourable for salmon fishing, following almost a month of high, dirty and unfishable water.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 9th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, This must be one of the longest periods of unfishable river conditions we have had for a very long time.

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Lake Lyndon Family fishing returns

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Hundreds of children and their families marked New Zealand Children’s Day at picturesque Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country in the first family fishing event there in more than...

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Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 2nd March 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report, the weather looks to be reasonable on the plains and coastal areas with warm temperatures and north easterlies.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 23rd February 2018

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Over the last few weeks there have been limited opportunities for Canterbury anglers due to frequent heavy rain in the alps.

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North Canterbury Weekly Fishing Report 16th March 2018

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Dear Anglers, since my last report 2 weekends ago there has not been much change climatically.

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Family fishing day at Lake Lyndon

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The Water and Wildlife Habitat Trust, in conjunction with North Canterbury Fish and Game Council, invite you and your family to a unique opportunity for a family fun day’s fishing...

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Weekly Fishing report for the North Canterbury Region Friday 9th February 2018

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury region fishing report. It looks as if we may be hit by another low pressure system coming down from the north.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 2nd February 2018

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Dear Anglers, there’s no doubt about it, the last few weeks have been pretty tough going for anglers.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report Friday 26th January 2018

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For those of you who missed the update, Canterbury's high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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Canterbury Lakes re-open for fishing after MPI gives all clear

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Canterbury’s high country lakes have been re-opened to trout angling after the Ministry of Primary Industries gave the all clear.

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North Canterbury Fishing Report 19th January 2018

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Dear Anglers, It is not looking that good for fishable conditions in the main rivers this weekend.

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New Blog Post

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Hello and welcome to the North Canterbury Fish & Game weekly report.

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Angler Advisory – Opuha/Opihi flushing flows

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A flushing flow has been arranged for tomorrow (Friday 12th January) for the Opuha/Opihi River system to piggy back onto the natural rain event.

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